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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a man who was found last week in a building on County Route 9. Stephen Lomsdale, 57, was found New Year’s Day in an unheated building at the small stone business he operated. Investigator Kristen Hardy said police the cause of death appears to have […]

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Officials mull plans for 2013

Consolidation and quality of life improvements are among a litany of issues local officials will look at during the new year. With 2012 officially behind them, officials have already begun focusing their energies on this year and there are a number of things they hope to get accomplished. The Village of Whitehall, in particular, has […]

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Kids organize caroling

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A group of local children spread a little holiday joy this month as they sang holiday melodies to village residents. Over 30 carolers boarded a trailer and were paraded through town to sing holiday favorites to local residents, including tenants at Skenesborough Harbor Apartments. “The songs were lovely and we really appreciated the children singing […]

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Historical Society Memory Tree

The Historical Society is currently accepting donations from local residents who like to have a bulb lit memory of a loved on the organization’s memory tree. For $1, residents can have a bulb place on the tree, which will be displayed at the 1892 Bandstand in Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park. Donations can be sent to: […]

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Whitehall Festival of lights

The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Village and Town of Whitehall, are creating a holiday festival of lights. A number of lights and decorations will be strung throughout the community and the chamber plans to host a number of holiday-themed events. “We want the community of Whitehall aglow with the holiday lights,” […]

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‘Silent Night’ for New Year’s

Although it was the holiday traditionally known for over indulgence with alcohol and the difficulties that come with such activity, New Year’s Eve could not be called a busy night locally, police said. Christmas might be what people think of when they hear the phrase “silent night,” but law enforcement officials across the region report […]

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Baby from Whitehall first of the New Year

Misty DiResta didn’t sound tired at all Saturday night as she briefly chatted about the birth of her son, Kaidin John DiResta, in a telephone interview from her room at Glens Falls Hospital. That was a little surprising, since Kaidin was born just before 2 a.m. , the first baby born at Glens Falls and […]

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Happy New Year

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The Manchester Newspapers offices will be closed on New Year’s Eve Friday, Dec. 31.  We will open again for business on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Curtis Lumber hosting Bake Sale/Basket Raffle

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Curtis Lumber Granville has announced its fifth annual Bake Sale/Basket Raffle.  Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held on Monday, Dec. 6. The bake sale will take place on Friday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. New this year, Curtis Lumber has invited Santa Claus to come […]

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District, support staff reach agreement

It took three years but the support staff of the Granville School District has a contract. The new three-year agreement includes a pay raise balanced with concessions on health insurance. The Granville Board of Education voted to approve a contract providing for a raise but one that also asks employees to shoulder an additional portion […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]